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Northwestern University

Northwestern University

633 Clark St
Evanston, IL 60208
(847) 491-3741

Founded in 1851, Northwestern University is a 4-year research institution. This university, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Evanston, IL. Northwestern is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Illinois. This big university offers subjects including technology, business administration, and international business. Students are offered 20 certificates, 99 bachelors level degrees, 120 masters level degrees, and 76 degrees at the doctoral level by NU. 20,481 students sought degrees from the 175 programs at NU in 2010. NU is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This university is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois.

Admission

25,369 students applied to this university in 2010. Northwestern admitted approximately 27% of applicants or 6,850 students. Approximately 52% of the admitted students are women.

Admission

25,369 students applied to this university in 2010. Northwestern admitted approximately 27% of applicants or 6,850 students. Approximately 52% of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 27%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 26%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 29%

Student Demographics

In 2010, NU had 20,481 students enrolled.

Student Demographics

In 2010, NU had 20,481 students enrolled.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 10445
  • Total Enrolled Female: 10036
  • Undergraduate Male: 4577
  • Undergraduate Female: 4958
  • Graduate Male: 6020
  • Graduate Female: 4926

Faculty Demographics

2,613 instructors work for this university. Close to 88% of teachers are full-time, about 11% of instructors are part-time, and close to 62% of instructors are men.

Faculty Demographics

2,613 instructors work for this university. Close to 88% of teachers are full-time, about 11% of instructors are part-time, and close to 62% of instructors are men.

  • Male: 1638
  • Female: 975
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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